Please be advised that as of 10:15am Tuesday, 18 January 2022, the closing date has been amended.
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/TCH729835
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency
Are you a dedicated and passionate Health and Physical Education Teacher looking for a rewarding opportunity?
Mullewa District High School (DHS) is seeking a Health and Physical Education Teacher to join their high-quality regional school.
Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:
- Attractive Country Teaching Program Allowance of $13 730 per year
- Locality allowance of $166 per year
- 10 percent employer contributions to superannuation
- 12 weeks’ vacation leave (school holidays)
- More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave
- Subsidised accommodation where applicable
- Free relocation
About the Role
The successful applicant will address the Western Australian Curriculum outcomes for Health and Physical Education while engaging all students in a variety of sports program. You will also run the sporting carnivals throughout the year. To be successful in this role you will ideally possess strong behaviour management skills, empathy and an understanding of Aboriginal culture. We are seeking an individual who will support our Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) program and who will be willing to take on school based social emotional programs. In this role you will be part of a supportive team and will have the opportunity to work with students who are naturally athletically talented.
We are a PBS school with school wide expectations of “Being Safe, Being Respectful and Being Solid”. These are the values our school is proud to hold. The school has a strong focus on PBS catering for students' wellbeing.
We have a strong focus on literacy and numeracy with an innovative intervention strategy for students from Kindergarten to Year 9. The school is creating purposeful programs to provide clear career pathways for our secondary students. The successful applicant will be a part of improving student outcomes by being involved in our MacqLit program.
The Location and Community
Mullewa is located only 99 kilometres east-northeast of Geraldton. Mullewa is a diverse and resilient community, rich in both natural and cultural heritage. Mullewa has a swimming pool, Recreation Centre with a small gym, doctors’ surgery, hospital, two service stations - one with a mechanic, a food store and three art galleries. Living within an hour’s drive to the city of Geraldton you can enjoy shopping, beaches and other social activities. Mullewa is the gateway to the Murchison and some amazing wildflowers in the right season.
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This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate your competency against the following domains (that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers):
- Professional knowledge;
- Professional practice; and
- Professional engagement.
Applications will be assessed against these domains. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
Applicants currently completing the Department of Education Leap program (formerly known as the Switch program) can apply for vacancies using their current or Leap qualification – even if they have not completed the program at the time of applying. Applicants may be appointed to a vacancy based on the qualification being completed via the Leap program.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Further information about Mullewa District High School can be found by visiting Schools Online.
Appointed applicants may be eligible for Recognition of Experience and Qualifications.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Nicki Patterson, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Mullewa, by telephoning (08) 9961 1114 or emailing email@example.com.
During the school holiday period, please contact Nicki Patterson on 0439 908 023.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A two to three (2-3) page statement addressing the domains that govern the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, in context of the role and business needs of the school.
- A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position.
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- Meet the Department of Education Teacher Qualifications and Registration.
Employees will be required to:
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement; and
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy.
Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA. Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces (www.wa.gov.au).
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Friday, 21 January 2022.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.